November, 13. 2015. – January, 6. 2016.
District, V., Vörösmarty Square – Budapest
Budapest is listed among the 10 most beautiful Advent Fair in Europe.
This year, compared to the previous year’s, the Budapest Advent and Xmas Fair recently just opened in the middle of Downtown area. In recent years the season’s fair has undergone a number of transformations offering a real Xmas experience to the foreigners and Hungarian guests whilst rolling around the venue.
The visitors may spend a fine time to to get loose, enjoy themselves with choice of high-quality products with sophisticated culinary peculiarities and gastronomic products along with high-quality cultural programs, delicous warm kitchen specialities, spicy mulled wines and delicious roasted chestnuts… just to mention a couple of delights whiles strolling along the terrace alley. A perfect time to get into the mood by enjoying also the sights of a real Hungarian Xmas fair. At the fair many crafts and art work, culture programs, as puppet theater and music and dance performances are waiting on stage at the playhouse and crafts kindergarten and school groups and for smaller kids programs awaits families and friends. Also a superb opportunity to purchase some items for presents to the coming holidays.
On the first Advent Sunday, November, 29. at 5 p.m., at the Vörösmarthy Square, the mayor István Tarlós, patron of the festival will light the first candle on the wreath.
At the huge stage will be, folk, jazz, crossover, alternative, blues, soul concerts for the music lovers on weekdays between 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. During the week-ends from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. The artisan sweets lovers will not be disappointed, because in addition to the small manufactories made chocolate and marzipan, “beigli” cake, pies and honey kiss is also available in the maelstrom of the hustle and bustle.
Within this framework, in and around the Downtown are, just a couple of steps away, to two other venues joint the Festive-Advent events. These will be at the premises of the City Hall park and Xmas Market – infront of the St. Stephen’s Cathedral – St. Stephen’s Square.
Update and snaps by Aggie Reiter